Advanced Training on Security Sector Reform (SSR)

Monday 10 July 2017 Session

10 July - 14 July 2017 ·

The 77th Brigade UK Army will conduct an “Advanced Training on Security Sector Reform (SSR)” from 10-14 July 2017 at the UK Defence Academy in Shrivenham.

This five-day intensive residential course will be carried out in collaboration with the International Security Sector Advisory Team of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF/ ISSAT).

This advanced training is aimed at those who are just about to be deployed in support of a bilateral, regional or multilateral mission to support security sector reform programmes. More specifically, the course targets senior practitioners and professionals – including civilian, military and police personnel, as well as civil society representatives and professionals from the private sector – who are working closely on issues related to SSR such as governance, rule of law, police reform, defence reform, justice reform disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration etc. The course also targets those involved in programming, programme management, mission conduct and planning and/or in political/ policy dialogue. The organisers intend to select a highly diverse group of participants in terms of professional and organisational background, age and nationality, as well as with regards to gender balance.

How to apply

If you are interested in this training, please send an email to the ISSAT training team,, with your CV. Please mention in the title of your email the date and location of the training you are interested in.

Practical information

 Accommodation and meals will be provided  at a subsidised rate. 

Pre-Course Requirements

Successful completion of the ISSAT online course Introduction to SSR, available at the following link: Introduction to SSR e-learning as well as the pre-course questionnaire available at the following link: ISSAT Pre-Course Questionnaire.

Additionally reading will be posted in the training space in the following weeks. 

Target Audience

The course is targeted to mid to senior level practitioners and officials directly involved in SSR activities

10 July - 14 July 2017 (5 days)
(51.600693, -1.656749)